Author Archives: Renée DeKona

About Renée DeKona

I have worked as a photojournalist at both the Boston Herald and The Cape Cod Times. I am currently working as a Free-lance photographer shooting website projects, portraits, weddings, and historic projects.

Fun with the Boys

Kids are a delight to photograph…but you’ve got to be quick, they can change on a dime.  These boys were full of energy and constantly on the move….I think I managed to capture their fun, bubbly vibe.

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Two Weddings

I’ve been neglecting this blog for a bit…so, what have I been up to? Last month I photographed two very different weddings.  The first took place at The Beachmoor, one of my absolute favorite beachy wedding spots.  Sharon and Marc, … Continue reading

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Julie

I got inspired to use an intense blue backdrop when I saw the shirt that Julie W. wore to the shoot.  I think it looks great with her complexion.  We also took photos in the Arboretum since she’s a real … Continue reading

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Mike Dukakis: A Guy You’ve Got to Respect

Recently, the former Governor of Massachusetts joined a panel titled “Why Swing States Matter” at Suffolk University along with former Representative Peter Blute and pollster David Paleologos.  It was refreshing that for his segment of the presentation Dukakis talked about … Continue reading

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Portraits of Women

Women are such fun to photograph.  It is amazing how many looks one woman can have as lighting and attire changes. Then add in random accessories to make the photo more visually interesting. As the shoot proceeds we collaborate and … Continue reading

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Beverly Beach Wedding

Deb and Henry celebrated their union with a simple, sweet and very personal ceremony while boaters zoomed by waving good wishes.  They are clearly crazy about each other. After the ceremony, they greeted their friends: Went for a walk on … Continue reading

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The Mayor’s Got Rhythm

Downtown Crossing in Boston on a Summer afternoon.  As usual it was truly a “crossing” of all different sorts of people as they went about their day’s business.  This day was a little different.  Mayor Menino and Suffolk U’s President … Continue reading

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Beets, Lettuce,Tomatoes…and a Book

  The Roslindale Farmers’ Market is into it’s 29th season.  Many familiar faces…among them Kimberly and her young helpers at the Fornax booth; Glenn W. running the music, and of course, the farmers.  It’s a community gathering as usual.  The … Continue reading

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Trouble with Cupcakes

Photographing a plate of cupcakes sounds so simple.  However, last week in the broiling heat it wasn’t.  The first bakery I went to had no air-conditioning…the bakers and the cupcakes were both melting.   Bakery no.2  was disappointing with drab … Continue reading

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The Future of Downtown Crossing

Howard Elkus who is an internationally known architect and urban designer recently showed some inspirational slides of what he envisions Downtown Crossing could become.  This area has architectural gems everywhere you turn, and a good pedestrian mall yet it still … Continue reading

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